Links – April 13, 2019

Venezuela

America’s Coup Efforts in Venezuela Enter Frightening New Phase Truthdig

US Threatens Venezuela at UNSC as IMF Freezes Funds Venezuelanalysis

Wikileaks

Ecuador arrests Ola Bini, Swedish software developer said to be tied to Julian Assange, trying to ‘flee country’ South China Morning Post

Assange’s Arrest Signals a War on Investigative Journalism and the Right to Dissent The Wire

Chelsea and Julian are in Jail. History Trembles. Craig Murray

‘General Reginald Dyer’s troops fired for 10 minutes and only stopped because they had run out of ammunition.’ The Amritsar massacre, 13 April 1919.

100 years ago

The Jallianwala massacre – when British troops killed hundreds of unarmed Indians DW

Britain is yet to apologize for the 1919 massacre, in which the colonial troops opened fire on hundreds of unarmed civilians in Amritsar, India.

After the Jallainwala Bath Massacre, came the torture, crawling, floggings Times of India

Amritsar, 100 years on, remains an atrocity Britain cannot be allowed to forget Guardian

How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G technology Washington Post

U.S. Denies Entry to BDS Founder Omar Barghouti Haaretz

Colombia: ONIC Denounces Attack on Indigenous Leader in Bogota teleSUR

‘I Felt Americans Needed to Know’: Insurance Industry Whistleblower Gives Glimpse of Effort to Crush Medicare for All Common Dreams

“The business model of for-profit health insurance depends on denying care to people who need it. These corporations can’t be reasoned with, only defeated.”

Sculptor to memorialize Viola Liuzzo

Anxiety Grows Among Brazil Businessmen Over Delayed Economic Rebound Bloomberg

Don’t just stop the wheel, break it! Feudalism, capitalism and revolution in Game of Thrones Culture Matters


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